Therapeutic Horseback Riding | Oregon, IL | It’s More Than Just A Ride.
Emily, who has Downs Syndrome, along with congenital heart disease and Celiac Disease, was very young when her mother first heard of Pegasus Special Riders. They had horses at their home, which Emily loved.
Ryker was referred to Pegasus Special Riders in August of 2011 by a local Physical Therapist, he was 18 months old. At that time he presented with low postural tone and ligamentous laxity.
Bryn has been riding at Pegasus since she was 18 months old. Her bubbly personality continues to fill the barn with lots of joy and laughter. Whether it’s singing or story telling or therapeutic
About our Riders
Here you will find stories about our riders and our Therapeutic Riding Program and volunteers which improves the quality of life of those we serve.
Our primary clients are individuals with disabilities who benefit physically, emotionally, and cognitively through animal-assisted activities, primarily through interaction with horses.
We encourage all of our students and parents to get involved. There are numerous opportunities to do so and we greatly appreciate your efforts. Pegasus Special Riders operates as a team and we can use your help! As we continue to grow and expand, we will rely on increased support from you and from our community. Your time and involvement is always welcome!
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at Pegasus Special Riders, fill out our volunteer form and return via email or contact our office.